Topic: work

Happy New Year! I Didn’t Get My Dream Job.

Happy New Year! I Didn't Get My Dream Job.

Monday night found me six cookies in, hair plastered to my face, mascara smeared across my white pillowcases, a maybe definitely too-full wine glass on my bedside table and a fervid desire to make like Jennifer Garner and go from 22 to 30 overnight. I had a long day at work only to come home to an email letting me know my dreams were crushed. More »

Makeup Tutorial: Heatproof Hair And Makeup So Your Face Doesn’t Melt Off

Makeup Tutorial: Heatproof Hair And Makeup So Your Face Doesn't Melt Off

Each week, I do a tutorial based on a movie coming out, a weird thought I’ve had or a book I’ve begun rereading. They’re typically not super practical for day-to-day wear, so today, I thought I would do something a little more helpful for all of our everyday lives: heatproof hair and makeup. Why? Because the part of the country I live in has been kind of melting my face off.

Well, that, and I sweat a lot more than normal people. More »

Crowdsourcing: Are Rompers Acceptable To Wear To Work?

Crowdsourcing: Are Rompers Acceptable To Wear To Work?

As you may have guessed, I work in an office. I also live in New York which, in the summer, maintains approximately the same conditions as Hades’ “last resort” bathroom. It’s humid, disgusting and despite showering with a plethora of clean water and lovely products, I arrive every day to work looking like I’ve just stepped out of a Nelly video (except in hurr, I cannot take off all my clothes). More »